Archive | March, 2012

New PCBs, new project

New PCBs just showed up for our second project. They’re looking sexy as usual. At the last minute I swapped out the TQFP atmega footprint for a DIP package. It means I’ll have to go back and make changes to the lard before any kind of final run, but I was getting sick of soldering [...]

MendelMax Build: Part II

The beast is alive.  Electronics showed and all sorts of other bits and bobs showed up last week and we’ve been squeezing in a couple late nights to get the mendelmax up and running.  You can see from the photo that the coffee pot was an integral part of the process.  We’ve got a heated [...]